Newcastle Law School

Staff Profile

Emilia Mickiewicz

Lecturer in Law



PhD (Newcastle University)

LLM European Trade and Commercial Law (Durham Unievrsity)

MA Philosophy (UWM)

Research Areas 

Tort Law, Legal Theory, Medical Law and Ethics, Political Theory, European Constitutional Law, Analytical and Continental Philosophy, Human Rights, International Trade Law

Research Interests

Non-contractual liability of public authorities and its normative foundations, social contract theories, links between continental and analytical philosophy (focusing on hermeneutics of Martin Heidegger and the late works of Ludwig Wittgenstein), theories of legal coherence, intersection between Human Rights and International Trade Law, Human Rights: critical analyses


Legal Theory

Tort Law

Legal Institutions and Methods 

Medical Negligence (Faculty of Medical Sciences, A100)

Roles and Responsibilities

International UG Recruitment Officer

Exchange Programmes Coordinator

SLS jurisprudence stream convener 






  • Mullender R, Nicolini M, Bennett TDC, Mickiewicz E, ed. Law and Imagination in Troubled Times. Legal and Literary Discourse. London and New York: Routledge, 2020. In Press.
  • Mickiewicz E. Wittgenstein and the Common Law Tradition. 2020. In Preparation.
  • Mickiewicz E. An Exploratory Theory of Legal Coherence in Canengus and Beyond. The Journal Jurisprudence 2010, 465-485.
  • Mickiewicz E. Pathologies of Imagination and Legitimacy of Judicial Decision Making. In: Mullender, R; Nicolini, M; Bennett, TDC; Mickiewicz E, ed. Law and Imagination in Troubled Times: A Legal and Literary Discourse. Routledge, 2020. In Press.